Yankees have new sideline reporter: Yes Network hires Meredith Marakovits

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The YES Network, home to the New York Yankees telecasts has hired Meredith Marakovits as their new Yankees sideline reporter, replacing Kim Jones.

The suburban Philadelphia native had been covering the her hometown team, the Sixers for CSN Philly. According to the Albany-Times Union’s blog:

Meredith Marakovits will report on the Yankees during the game telecasts, pre- and post-game shows, and the “Yankees Batting Practice Today” show. Meredith Marakovits also will appear on YES’ special Yankees programming and will contribute to YESNetwork.com.

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For more pictures and info on Meredith Marakovits go here and watch her rap the Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme. Meredith Marakovits go the Yes Network, which is of course owned my the New York Yankees. So it’s exactly like Big Ten Network, MLB Network, NHL Network, NFL Network and NBA TV. And Comcast SportsNet Chicago which is 80% owned by four teams in town. They are not news outlets, they are marketing vehicles.

Paul M. Banks is the owner of The Sports Bank.net. (“Quasi-endorsed” by Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly) He’s also an author who also contributes regularly to MSN, Fox Sports , Chicago Now, Walter Football.com and Yardbarker

Banks has appeared on the History Channel, as well as Clear Channel, ESPN and CBS radio all over the world. The NFL, NBA expert does a weekly spot for 95.7 The Fan. President Barack Obama follows him on Twitter (@PaulMBanks), like him on Facebook

 

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